United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
501–600 th
World University Rankings 2018
Paisley Campus, Paisley, PA1 2BE, United Kingdom

University of the West of Scotland

Applied Bioscience with Forensic Investigation BSc (Hons)

This programme equips you with the forensic analytical skills to assess crime scenes, analyse biological and chemical evidence and develop complex problem solving skills. The programme also equips you with the skills to pursue a career within biological sciences, in disciplines such as molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology. Focusing on the theory and application of laboratory techniques used in bioscience and forensic science, you will have opportunities to practice scientific techniques, analysis and data presentation. Learning and assessment is varied and interactive including case studies and discussion groups. You may undertake a 12-week placement during Year 3 where you can apply the skills, techniques and knowledge gained so far. There are various areas where good scientific skills are required including clinical laboratories; analytical laboratories; research laboratories; contract research organisations; distillers; and support companies. Graduates enjoy careers in healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and environmental management industries, where roles include microbiologists, molecular scientists and analytical chemists. Postgraduate opportunities in research, teaching or other full-time courses may be available. Graduates are eligible for membership of the Royal Society of Biology.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Paisley Campus,Paisley
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £7,250
  • Wales Year 1 £7,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,250
  • International Year 1 £10,500